If you were looking to buy a house and went to check it out in person, what would turn you off. Knowing ahead of time that it is 240 yrs old and has not been updated, everything is original as much as possible. Some chipped paint is obviously going to be there but everything works without problems and has been kept up. It even comes with a full home inspection report showing that there are no major items wrong with the house. The outside of the house has been half re-painted since it got too cold to finish last year. We will continue to paint it until it sells. What visual things would turn you off besides the obvious like dirt and piles of junk ? Too much furniture ? Kids toys ? packed boxes ? family pictures ? I am trying to think of what else I need to do to show my house. They are coming to take pictures for the online listing this week and I want each room to look as perfect as it can. OT.... it is amazing how much stuff you keep around the house and never use. I have donated so much stuff that it is unreal.